Camp Armidale!

You will find convenient, friendly and secure camping at Armidale Showground – we are located minutes away from Armidale’s city centre and within easy reach of shopping, restaurants and entertainment opportunities.

The Showground camping area is spacious and uncluttered. There is easy access to all amenities and if you’re travelling with horses, we have yards and stables for overnight hire.

Half-way between Sydney and Brisbane, Armidale is the perfect stop-off for a visit to NSW’s extraordinary high country. We look forward to welcoming you to the New England.

Yes! We are pet friendly and welcome well behaved dogs (and their people).

Booking Enquiry

In order to reserve your camping site, please send us an email and tell us your proposed date of arrival and departure and whether or not you require power.  If you have any other questions, just include them in the message.

Alternatively, you can contact our Caretaker direct:

Office / Caretaker Mobile: 0400 639 630

Please note that while we will do our best to meet your needs, Armidale Showground does sometimes become booked out and we reserve the right to refuse access.

Campsite Fees

Please indicate whether you require power when making a booking enquiry.

  • $25/night powered
  • $20/night un-powered

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Travelling with horses

The Armidale Showground is a regional equestrian centre, with numerous secure yards, stables and stallion boxes available for casual hire. Space is not an issue, with plenty of parking for floats and trucks.

Ready-made meals

Too tired to cook or looking for something different? Take advantage of the delicious, homestyle frozen meals available for sale to Showground patrons – all reasonably priced and cooked onsite with fresh, local produce.

Here to help

It is important to us that you enjoy your stay at Armidale Showground. If you have any questions or problems regarding our campsites, please send us an email or contact our Caretaker on mobile: 0400 639 630.


From the North: turn left off the New England Highway, at the roundabout, onto Glen Innes Road. Travel 1.5 kilometres then turn right at the traffic lights onto Marsh Street. Travel 1 kilometre then turn left at the roundabout, just passed the Information Centre, onto Dumaresq Street. Continue along Dumaresq, past Kennedy Street and you will see the entrance to the showground approximately 100 metres on the left.

From the South: turn right off the New England Highway at the roundabout, onto Waterfall Way. Follow Waterfall Way towards Dorrigo and Coffs Harbour for 5 kilometres then turn left onto Marsh Street towards Glen Innes. Travel 600 metres then turn right onto Dumaresq Street. Continue along Dumaresq, past Kennedy Street and you will see the entrance to the showground approximately 100 metres on the left.

Armidale Showground

While You’re Visiting

There are so many things to see and do while visiting Armidale. The Showground is a perfect base for exploring NSW’s extraordinary high country.

Visitor Information

Armidale Visitor Information Centre is open 9am – 5pm all week and is a couple of minutes drive from the Showground, located at 82 Marsh Street. Phone: (02) 6770 3888.

Area Events

There is so much to see and do in the Armidale area. For more information, see the Destination NSW events for upcoming regional events.

Local weather

When planning a visit to the highest City in Australia, make sure you’re dressed for the weather by checking the local and regional forecasts.